Henry Blair (inventor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other people named Henry Blair, see Henry Blair (disambiguation). Henry Blair (18071860) was the second African American inventor to receive a patent.
Henry Blair was the only inventor to be identified in the Patent Office records as " a colored man." Blair was born in Montgomery County, Maryland around 1807.
1800s. Benjamin Montgomery, a slave, while working as a mechanic on Joseph Davis' . Henry Blair was the 2nd African-American to receive a patent.
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1800s U.S. Census indexes for Kentucky. According to a . that Elizabeth Rusher might be Henry's sister. It is . daughter of Peter Blair and Sarah Boyle, on 18 .
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Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet" of trusted advisors; delegate to Republican National . Son of William Henry Blair and Lois (Baker) Blair; married, December 20, 1859, to Eliza Nelson. . Blair, John, Jr. (1731-1800) of Virginia. Born in .